November 12, 2010 RSS feed / Pets

Retired racer seeks home

Grammy is a handsome two–year–old brindle male. He is still adjusting to being a “retired” racer. He finds some things to be a little daunting, like narrow doorways and walking between parked cars. More...

Animal Shelter hours of operation during the holidays

The City’s animal shelter (127 Humane Lane) will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. on December 23–24 to allow for adoptions and lost and found pets. The shelter will be closed on Saturday, January 1, 2011. More...

Tomatoes, deadly for animals

Tomatoes (plant and fruit) contain tomatine, an alkaloid related to solanine. As the fruit ripens, the tomatine is metabolized. Therefore, ripe tomatoes are less likely to be problematic for animals.   More...

The Canine Conundrum

It never ceases to amaze me the things one can learn from daily association with other species. As I have shared before, our pack consists of four two–legged ones of the human persuasion and two four–legged ones of the canine persuasion. More...

Prepare pets for winter

A new time of year brings new things to be aware of for your pet. Here are some cooler weather and holiday pet tips and information.   Grooming. More...

ASPCA commemorates 2010 Dog of the Yearand 2010 Cat of the Year

2010 Dog of the Year   More...